Name of Engagement

College of Education offers poverty simulation

Contact Information

Dr. Emily Akerson

Contact Details

akersoek@jmu.edu

Description

As an offshoot of the Sustainability Summit Series and COE’s Poverty Studies initiatives, Dr. Emily Akerson of JMU IIHHS invited Drs. Tim Thomas, Joy Myers, Stephanie Wasta, and Teresa Harris to observe the poverty simulation provided to students in the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences. Based on our review of the simulation, Tim Thomas worked with Emily Akerson to offer a poverty simulation for students in the COE. Elementary Education and Reading students from Drs. Shin Ji Kang and Smita Mathur’s classes participated in the simulation.

Involvement

Involves Faculty, Involves Participants External to JMU

Scope

JMU Only

Frequency

One Time Only

Areas of Engagement

Engaged Learning

Format

Class/Coursework

On/Off campus

On campus

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS